Despite naloxone recommendations for people who take high-dose opioids, or who have a history of opioid problems, study finds those at risk aren’t getting the overdose rescue drug.
Involving patients in pain management decisions significantly decreased opioid prescriptions without compromising pain control.
A new study finds nearly one in three adults with lupus use prescription opioids to manage pain, despite a lack of evidence that opioids are effective for reducing pain from rheumatic diseases.
A recent study found that people with chronic lower back pain who performed self-administered acupressure experienced improvement in pain and fatigue symptoms.
“Secret shopper” study reveals 40 percent of primary care clinics will not accept a new patient who takes opioids